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avenue yesterday evening. he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city. sky team 11 followed the car onto i-95 and i-97, and then onto route 100. it crossed the center line and slammed into another car. the driver took off into the woods, but officers with the k-9 unit caught him in a vacant house. >> very scary, because i left work when i was supposed to come i could have been part of that accident. thank god i stated work a little late. >> watson not the owner of the vehicle and was in violation of april warrant. no one was injured during the chase. delegate pat mcdonough began working to defeat the dream act, a piece of legislation that would allow children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state tuition as long as their parents pay maryland taxes. umbc president believes that it would benefit maryland, but mcdonough believes it would be a bad move. >> it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars in three or four years and we don't have that money. no. 2, they will displace the lives of young people by taking slots they don't deserve because they are he
the death of the former baltimore city mayor and shaffer, shaffer will learn his fate. tensions could run high in new york over sugary drinks and the possible ban. a public hearing on bloomberg's plan to ban drinks in a fight against obesity. m and t will finish transforming football field in to a soccer field for the match between the hot spur and liverpool football club. >>> we saw the big bear, the big bear, the baby bear was yesterday. that bear walked in to a sears, asked where the electronic section was and no one helped him. >> you got jokes this morning. i hike that. we are warm, 75 degrees now in baltimore as we go down to cape hatteras. 78 there. the interior, that's the hottest. 87 st. louis. cincinnati 82. temperatures in the afternoon in the triple digits. it's going to feel like the triple digits to us once we add in the humidity. satellite and radar, not a lot. we have showers and thunderstorms in to indiana. we could see thunderstorms sparking as we go in to the afternoon. a cold front will slides through the area. manchester, beautiful sunrise, we could see the high cirru
we have a couple of problem areas in ball mother city. we have an accident -- in baltimore city. we have an accident at park heights and two closures because of the water main break, fleet street and east lombard at light street. as far as your over all travel times go, on the outer loop from 83 to 95, 61 miles an hour average. let's take a live look. nice and clear 95 just south of route 24. 795 at ownings mills, no problems to report. for the most accurate and update to traffic information you can count on us at wjz.com. >>> here's what people will be talking at today. the first funeral in the colorado theater shooting will be held later today as some survivors find reasons to celebrate life. katie medley gave birth to a son yesterday. she's in the same hospital where her husband, caleb is recovering from a gunshot wound to the head from friday 's shooting rampage that killed 12 people. >> she put hugo in caleb's arms and she was holding his hand when the baby was laying with caleb and his blood pressure and his heart rate went up. we know he could hear her. >> also in aurora, bat
... a majority of the outages are in baltimore city. city.here's a look at the latest numbers... total- anne arundel-baltimore city- baltimore county- the damaging weather comes as more than 300 thousand people are preparing to attend artscape in the city. city. joel d. smith is live on the charles street bridge to see how the exhibits and tents survived the storm. good morning joel d. america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting america's largest free america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape artists, 3 stages... 17 generators350k one hour earlier... 3 coming up... the number of whooping cough cases is expected to hit a record high this year. we'll tell you why... and the group of people who are most at risk. and we're continuing to follow breaking news out of colorado... where a shooting at a midnight showing of the new batman movie... leaves at least 14 people dead.the latest we're learni
he leads police on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. police tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation on druid hill avenue yesterday evening. but he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city, where they called off the chase. sky team followed the car on to route 100. the car andilted on to telegraph road and centers crossed the center line and slammed into another car. officers with canine caught him in a vacant house half a mile away. >> very scary, because had i left work when i was supposed to, i could have been a part of that accident, which, thank god, i stayed at work a little late. >> police say watson was not the owner of the vehicle he was driving and was in violation of a parole warrant no. one was injured during the chase. >> we knew storms were coming last night, but the rain was awfully heavy. currently more than 7,000 customers are still without power this morning, but that's down from nearly 30,000 since the storm first hit. take a look at some of the flooding in the fells point area last nig
is being transformed for an international soccer match. >>> baltimore city neighborhood. from city blight to city bright. i'm pat warren, coming up on eyewitness news. the legacy of william donald schaefer. >> it's definitely a hit to my dignity. >>> i'm adam may. the growing calls to raise minimum wage. that's coming up. >>> watching for storms. what's in store for the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning forecast with bob. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is overcast with storms in the region and 89 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. there are growing calls across the country and right here in maryland to raise the minimum wage. today, struggling families take on politicians, deadlocked in how to fix the economy. adam may has more on the impact and the debate. hi, adam. >> hi, kai. yeah, over the last few years, politicians have been at odds over how to fix the economy. and meanwhile, the working class has become the working poor. >> reporter: baltimore packed city hall. brses bruce gross recently lost his constr
are being becoming the working poor. >> reporter: baltimore city hall, packed with people demanding raise in minimum wage. bruce gross recently lost his construction job. now he's raising his twin boys and daughter on $7.25 an hour. >> i can't even raise my kids or my family on that type of money. i have to go through months of deciding whether to pay bills or get food. >> reporter: current minimum wage is $7.25. part of rebuild america act, which calls for infrastucture to create new jobs. partially paid for by increasing taxes on the wealthiest americans. >> we're struggling to get to the middle. and i feel like they should be thinking, oh, how can we help? >> reporter: there's no question, middle class families are falling behind. their salaries have increased 35% in the last foury decade -- four decades, while the wealthiest has seen a 278% increase. >> it is absolutely destroying the very health of our democracy. >> cindy walsh is an activist. >> we will continue to see if if this if we do not put our foot down to the idea of free market and globalization being the answer to domestic
baltimore city and baltimore county. >> typical in low-lying areas. we have low-lying areas, southbound j.f.x., cold springs lane ramp tends to flood out. >> city transportation officials say they didn't see anything unusual as far as flooding. however, there were reports of flooding at the johns hopkins hospital ambulance entrance, as well as several downed trees and debris clogging drains. >> we kept crews in in anticipation of the storms, and we were able to respond to downed trees and high water. >> state highway officials were also busy thursday night, dealing with close to a dozen flooded state roads and dealing with closures as well. luckily, they say no lives were put in jeopardy because of standing water, and they remind motorists to use caution. >> never drive through standing water. it looks like you might get through, and then you can easily be taken away your entire vehicle, so you want to try and turn around and try a different route. additionally, if you can't see the visibility really bad, find a place to pull over to safety and just wait it out. >> city transportation off
on the trail. >> he was located hiding inside of an abandoned home. >> reporter: in baltimore city, officers tried to stop watson after he sideswiped a car and kept going. police followed him and on 97 south toward anne arundel county. baltimore police called their their pursuit and called anne arundel county. he drove every ratically on the interstate and you can see he came close to hitting several cars on the road. >> it's a dangerous situation, not just in our county but other areas with the way he was driving. >> reporter: speeding through residential neighborhood and hopes to make a left turn but smashes into a sedan, the driver left stunned. >> justice prevailed, you know? >> reporter: charged for drug possession after 11 violations just yesterday. >> any related charges. >> reporter: police say the vehicle watson was driving at the time was not stolen. and tonight, watson remains in jail. kai, back to you. >> rochelle, thank you. watson is expected to face charges in baltimore city as well. >>> maryland lost 11,000 jobs in june according to the u.s. department of labor. that makes th
thats striving to reach a goal." goal."daughtry had just taken the test to become a baltimore city police officer. 3 three days have now passed since the shooting at a colorado movie theatre.while 24 people remain in the hospital - we're told nine are in critical condition.the president and the community... remembering the twelve dead with togetherness and tears. craig boswell has the latest from aurora, colorado...craig? colorado...craig? (boswell on cam top)president obama spent an extended time with families this afternoon saying it is the good people that will be remembered not the perpetrator. his comments come as this community pulls together - trying to get through this.raw emotions in the public square outside aurora city hall.president obama arrived this afternoon and proceeded immediately to the university of colorado aurora hospital to meet with the families of the twelve people that were killed.later, expressing his sorrow for a shaken community suffering an overwhelming loss.obama says: "had a chance to visit with each family / give folks some
, in baltimore city we do have several roads that are shut down. it's all for this weekend's artscape, many of which include north charles street, dolphin street, mount royal avenue, for a complete traffic advisory, just go to abc2news.com. and we'll let you know how to get there the easiest way possible. and in downtown baltimore, right in the inner harbor, the water main break continues to shut down light street, that's between baltimore street and lombard street. do leave yourself extra time if you are traveling in the area. megan and charley, over to you. >>> want to go back now to that breaking news story for you out of aurora, colorado. this happened around 12:30 this morning their time, 2:30 here on the eastern seaboard. seaduring the premier of "the dark knight rises." the premier show about 20 minutes in, a gunman reportedly walked into the back of the theater, released a canister in there and randomly began opening fire on people enjoying that movie. it appears to have been planned somewhat because witnesses who were in the theater say, megan, this happened during a shootout scen
their presence at local theaters. >> i get it. it makes sense to me. >> reporter: baltimore city is county police are saying people heading to the movies should expect to see more officers on patrol. >> just simply a precaution and extra resources. >> reporter: police don't know of threat to local theaters, movie-goers were happy to see the extra security. >> whether it happens for the first time or copycat. >> reporter: this security expert is saying that consumers can do their part. >> if they feel in their guts and observing something that is unusual, they should notify authorities immediately. because the little pieces might say lives. >> reporter: and theaters are making steps to make sure that people feel secure. amc released this statement. >> that is the best thing. people want to go out and enjoy themselves. >> reporter: some movie theaters are doing bag checks. reporting live, monique griego, eyewitness news. >> all right. so, again, here's what we know right now the suspect is 24- year-old james holmes. he had four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition that he purchased on the
." earlier we told you about the efforts to avoid future overcharges for baltimore city water customers.and we asked in our question of the day if you thought enough was being do. done.scott wrote on facebook..."the city will not turn off the cash cow." cow." and natalie writes... stop taking people's money aad give them a refund. refund. a lot of angry response on this question and most of you don't thnk enough is being done. go... to ...fox- baltimore dot com.../ . áátelláá us... what you think.../. áásoundáá off... thru facebook.../. áásendáá us... a tweet.../// ááandáá hear... your responses tonight.../ at 11. 3 this isn't little timmy ...in a well... / that's a huge bull..../the complicated process that went into rescuing the animal.. coming up. and later... we speak with with racing legend michael andretti.he'll explain why baltimore will not lose any money on this year's grand prix of baltimore. 3 --adblib weather tz-- an... unusual scene ...tuesday evening ...in california../ . as... a dozen rescue crews... rushed to a well...
are trying to fathom why anyone would kill him. and baltimore city police are on the lookout for the shooter. >> baltimore city police are investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old brandon sproal, a former basketball player at walbrook high school. monday night, around 10:30, brandon was hanging out on the corner of baker and mcking, with two other people, when he was robbed of his belongings and his life. >> when they were approached by two black males, one armed with a gun. >> police say sproal was ordered to his knees and then told to pus his hands behind his head. that's when he was shot. the other two victims got away. >> they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. >> reporter: brandon died on the scene. the news hitting his former basketball coach like a ton of bricks. >> breaks my heart completely. >> reporter: brandon and his older brother rodney played and led the team to two championships back in 2005 and 2006. bridgers describes brandon as a tenacious player with a quiet spirit. >> this kid has had a job since he was in high school. always ear
in baltimore city. we have road closures due to the massive water main break. let's take a live look. as you can see, there is the vehicle fire at wilkins avenue if you look to the right side of your screen. for the most accurate and up to date information, count on us at wjz.com. >>> here is what people are talking about. shock waves from the ncaa penalties against penn state. the effects being felt not only at the campus but around the country this morning. sports director mark vive -- mark viviano has more. >>> reporter: good morning, the sanctions are steep and they include a $60 million fine, equal to one year of penn state's revenue, a rich program with a rich tradition finds itself on the brink of busted. in addition to the fine, a four- year ban on bowl games and a reduction in scholarships likely to cripple a once strong program. their proud past forever tarnished. penn state's present and future in doubt. the ncaa stopped short of shutting down the program, instead handing down wide ranging and long lasting punishment in reaction to the cover up of a sex scandal involving jerry san
. >> reporter: watson's run from the law started in baltimore city. preliminary reports say officers tried to stop watson after he sideswiped a car and kept going. police followed him through downtown streets. watson hopped on 97 south towards anne arundel county. police called off their pursuit and alert anne arundel county police of the man coming their way. sky eye 13 stayed with watson as he drives erratically during rush hour on the highway, coming close to running some cars off the road. >> certainly a dangerous situation. not just in our county, but in other areas, putting police in jeopardy. >> reporter: watson eventually gets off on telegraph road, speeding through a residential neighborhood. he smashes into a gold sedan. the driver was left stunned. >> pretty crazy, but justice prevails, i guess. >> reporter: watson's history with the justice system includes charges for dui, assault, and drug possession. his rap sheet got much longer, after 11 traffic violations just yesterday. >> ranging from leaving the scene of an accident and related charges. >> reporter: the vehicle watson w
-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> it is 4:30. 74 degrees with light rain in the area. hello. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> dozens of men, women and children are dead, dying or injured. sarah reports from aurora. >> there's hundreds of people there around. >> reporter: chaos and panic following a shooting at a midnight showing of the dark knight rises. a man propped open an exit door at this aurora, colorado, cinema and threw in a smoke canister. >> anytime anyone would get up, he would shoot them. no specific agenda. >> reporter: he's 24-year-old james holmes. they evacuated his apartment complex after the suspect allegedly made comments about explosives. >> our investigation determined that his apartment is booby trapped with apparent trip wires. it may be hours or days. >> reporter: the investigation into the crime continues with the community rallying together. >> we've taken a blow toda
. the majority of them are in baltimore county. there are some in baltimore city. we're continuing to work the phones with them. we'll keep you posted. at the peak of the storm more than 24,000 people were without electricity. there were reports this morning of flash flooding around the area. abc 2 news' sherree johnson joins us live this morning from south point, an area that is experiencing flooding. >>reporter: well, we're here in felds point. right now all is quiet, no flooding right now, but yesterday was a different scene. they saw high winds, heavy rain, lots of flooding, thousands of people without power. and take a look at this video here, a viewer shot this video on youtube. and you can see -- this is in the felds point area, you can see flooding towards the inlet, you can see cars driving through high standing flood waters there, making their way, car horns going off there. it's amazing that car didn't get stuck going through all of that water, and also near camden yards at the hilton guests got a big surprise when the water proved too much for the ceilings to hold. firefighter
it was the crime was bad. >> at that time baltimore was the number one for killing city in america. to overcome that and rise above that and sit here and talk to you and try to describe that atmosphere to you, i'll be here all day. >> i want to talk a little bit about what i think a lot of people talk about which is your grandfather who's been described as your best friend. you were about to reach the pin cal of your career when he died in the commission of a crime. and i was surprised how it didn't make you turn angry and bitter. that surprised me a lot. most people that would -- never get over that and become hardened people and you haven't done that. why not? >> i was. >> you were a mad person? >> no question about it. i was young, you know, i just committed to go to wake forest, signed my letter of intent, probably the happiest day of my life. spent the night with my grandfather and the next night found out he had been murdered. i was bitter. i talked to my mom about when you're a kid you make rational decision, i don't know if i can hope anymore, my grand dad is at every game. and i questi
in baltimore city and the county as well as part of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections because of flooding. >>> the parents of an 8-year- old prince william county boy are charged with felony child abuse. amy and matthew sweeney of net hollow court in bristow were arrested after the child turned up at a house on glen meadow lane and appeared to be lost. the boy had severe bruising all over his body. they believe the abuse happened on a constant basis. the child is in the custody of child protective services. >>> 5:04 now. 9 wants you to know there are new allegations of misspent tax dollars by the general services administration. the inspector general is now launching an investigation into a reward and motivation conference the gsa held in 2010 at a marriott in arlington. the one-day conference allegedly cost taxpayers almost $270,000. here's what some of the investigators think the money was spent on. $41,734 for travel, more than $34,000 to rent the venue, $28,364 for a time and temperature picture frames, $25078 for 4,000 drumst
baltimore city into anne arundel county. we covered this live last night at 5:00 p.m. police say they tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation. it started in the 1800 block of druid hill avenue yesterday evening, but he took off. that led police on a pursuit right to the edge of baltimore city, where they then called off their chase. sky team 11 followed the car on to i-97 -- i-95, then on to i-97, then on to route 100. the car eventually exited off telegraph road. it crashed into a vehicle after it crossed the center line. the suspect bailed out, started running off into the wooded area. officers with canine units did eventually catch up with him. they found him in a vacant house about half a mile away. >> very scary, because had i left work when i was supposed to, i could have been a part of that accident, which thank god, i stayed at work a little late. >> police say watson was not the owner that have vehicle he was driving n. violation of a parole warrant. no one was injured during the chase. >> we knew the storms were coming last night, but man, was that he
of minor injuries. and a routine call for baltimore city paramedics turns out to be anything but routine when the porch collapses. >> watch as rescue crews remove what looks like an orange tart from the basement of this house in north baltimore -- aren't tarp from the basement of this house in north baltimore. >> we found roughly a 60, 70- year-old man with no life- threatening concerns. >> but what should have been a routine call took a strange turn in a hurry. >> the paramedic stepped out of the house, onto the porch. the patient and the paramedic went straight through the floor. the floor literally collapsed. >> they crashed approximately 60 below. >> she still cannot believe watching her partner disappear, and she said it seemed to happen in slow-motion. >> i am looking at them. and they were going. i just thought of yelling. "that is my partner." i could see him down in the floor and i could see he was ok. it is crazy. >> he was able to get out and did not take long to get the victim not either. thean was living illegally in that house that still has a for sale sign on it. it is a h
have settled down. there are a few sprinkles and baltimore city right now. there is some heavier stuff out in the mountains. there is a line of storms we're watching coming out of ohio. if things altogether, there's a possibility we could get minor flooding again later on tonight. as it crosses over the mountains, we will have a very stable air mass over baltimore. we of have showers, and that is not conducive to creating energy in the atmosphere. my sense is that this will fall apart a little bit. we will pick up between 1 inches and 4 inches of rain. we have over 3 inches. and carroll county, they have some flooding. a flood watches in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. -- a flood watch is in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. from baltimore on north right now, in the 70's and even 60's in pennsylvania. south of town, it is in the 80's. 73 at the airport. 70 degrees and was mr.. the forecast tonight -- mostly cloudy skies. maybe a thunderstorm. the temperatures will drop into the upper 60's and low 70's. mixture of clouds and sunshine. the best chance will
-- manchester. that's one that looks like it will move toward the baltimore city area. you can see it moving directly south right now. we have a possibility in the next 45 minutes or so of getting some action across the baltimore metro. and particularly now in frederick. frederick county, that storm moving right into the frederick area, right this minute. they have one over parkton. if you're anywhere in northern baltimore county, you can probably see or hear that lightning and thunder in the area. maybe brief, gusty winds, 40 to 50 miles an hour. this storm is not as strong now as it was. this is still pretty strong. but the warning will be dropped at 5:00. moving toward the frederick area. warm and humid air. 89, dew point 72. west winds at 21. barometer holding steady. 29.70 inches. right now, 70 in oakland. 91 in ocean city. upper 80s, a little above average. but high dew points, a lot of moisture in the air. so there's a lot of potential for heavy downpours. 89 in annapolis. d.c., columbus. pretty strong west winds. as much these may also begin to tear up these storms a little bit apart
legislation. baltimore city, washington, d.c., and fairfax county all have policies. >> bird lovers and wildcat lovers promise they'll be back when it comes up again, too. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> and alley cat ally says humans are a far greater threat than these cats and they say trapped, neuter and return, is the only proven way to shrink the population of the millions of wildcats that we've been talking about. >>> we have breaking news in arlington tonight, where two bodies have been discovered. the picture live here from arlington where police are on the scene where they responded to park shirlington apartments. there were reports of a 30-year- old woman found dead. when paramedics got there, a second body was found. officers cordenned off a building. they have a crew on the way. we'll bring you more when it becomes available. >>> to d.c. now, where residents say the city is doing okay. that's according to a new web based service that allows the mayor to take the temperature of how people feel in the city. bruce johnson has seen this report card. you actually gone out and t
stories this morning. baltimore city police are investigating a shooting in northwest baltimore. police say a man was shot multiple times just after 3:00 on saturday morning in the 3500 block of west belvedere avenue. the 21-year-old hit in the face and body and was taken to an area hospital and is in critical but stable condition. detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the northwest precinct. y multivehicle car accident sent many people to the hospital. this morning, there is no word of what caused that crash. meanwhile, howard county police have identified the man killed in a car crash in ellicott city. the accident happened around 1:45 saturday in the 9500 block of old frederick road. police say an 87-year-old's truck ran off the road and struck a tree. he was pronounced dead at the scene. officials say that the accident was partially caused by the driver's failure to reduce speed on wet roads but that crash is still under investigation. and a programming note to pass along, lieutenant governor anthony brown will be our q&a guest in the next hour
to talk about possibly expanding gambling in the state today, but no dice. baltimore city delegate kurt anderson postponed the meeting. he says he needs more information from the governor before he can make a decision. lawmakers will meet, today, however to discuss whether or not a special session will be done to take up the issue. >>> sherman helms hemsley, the man who played george jefferson has died at the age of 74. >> 11:00 on a sunday morning, we just are having breakfast. that's sinful. >> no it ain't but this ain't breakfast. it's brunch. the rich folks invented it so we wouldn't have to worry about getting up too late for breakfast or too early for lunch so they call it brunch. >> the role began on "all in the family" and was spun off into the hit sitcom "the jeffersons." it was on for 11 seasons. hemsley was also known for his role in the '80s sitcom "amen." he died of natural causes at his home in el paso, texas. >>> time is 6:38. coming up in nine minutes, we'll be joined by an author who is going to talk about his new book a high stakes mystery set at the olympics. >> it's
. >> city police are investigating a shooting in northwest baltimore. police say a man was shot multiple times just after 3:00 saturday morning in the 3500 block of west belvedere avenue. 21-year-old was hit in the face and body and he was taken to an area hospital and is in critical but stable condition. detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the northwest precinct. >> a four wheeler timid over in baltimore county sending eight people to the hospital. the accident happened in the 1700 block of munkton farm drive a little after 10:00 has night. baltimore county police are currently investigating that incident and police in carroll county are investigating a multivehicle car crash in mount airy. it happened at the intersection of route 27 and south main street before 7:00 last night. we're told there were multiple injuries. no word of what caused that crash. howard county police have identified a man killed in a car crash in ellicott city. the accident happened around 1:45 saturday in the 9500 block of old frederick road. mrs. say 87-year-old harold n
. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in warrenton. more of the same on the five- day. that will be coming up in a minute. let's do some traffic. lauren demarco is here. >> we had reports of debris in maryland past 198 in laurel. watch out for that. possibly an object on the road. if you are traveling the beltway outer look heavy from 95 to silver spring. university boulevard it does break free and things are better across the american legend bridge. lots of areas are with fog. reduced visibility near montrose, give yourself plenty of breaking distance. 66.
in baltimore. 75 in oakland. 78 in ocean city. and we'll take you in a little closer and show you, most of you in the low to mid-80s. take a look to our west. because once again, that's the heat that really hasn't gone anywhere. we're going to tap into it, drawing it our way and starting tomorrow, we do have a heat advisory that goes into effect, starting at noon, it will continue until 8:00. those temperatures are going to start jumping pretty quickly. mary? >> thank you, bernadette. let's check in on our roads right now. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> hi, everyone. a couple of problem spop spots spot on 91. also in the northbound direction, a bit of slowing there, from caton avenue to the fort mchenry tunnel. we also have slowing 895, potee street to the harbor tunnel. as far as the beltway goes, the north side inner loop, stop and go there, from charles street to dulaney valley road. west side inner loop, delay there, 15 minutes to liberty. and we have an accident we're watching, york road at mccann avenue. involving a motorcycle. also a few problems in the city. all lanes
. 72346 washington. 71 in baltimore this morning. -- 72 in washington. 74 in ocean city. we do have one or two showers and sprinkles across the region. just looking real carefully here, a few well out to the west into west virginia. a few more up towards baltimore. that is about t you mighten count are a shower or light sprinkle on the way to work. better chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. they will be widespread, scattered. not everybody will see them but for all of us, kind of hazy and humid with temperatures back in the 90s. about 93 in washington. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >> let's talk to lauren demarco about the roads. on-time traffic, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. we have been following the accident in clinton, route 5 branch avenue southbound. lanes were closed at birch hill road. good news there, it has moved off to the right shoulder so your travel lanes have reopened. lepts a take a look at trafficlapped. if you are traveling 95, got a bit of volume here heading up into the mixing bowl. -- let's take a look at trafficland. we had this incident here unde
parts of the state. we are already at 76 in baltimore, some 60s in the mountains, 77 ocean city this morning. everyone on this map at least in the 70s as we head through the afternoon we're going to up 93. chance for a couple of showers or thunderstorms through the day. we'll have that forecast coming up. >>> here's what people are talking about this morning. a maryland man calling himself a joker is found with an arsenal of weapons after police say he threatened to shoot up his workplace. wjz has complete coverage of this threat. jessica kartalija talks with the stunned neighbors but first we have meghan mccorkell. >> early friday morning the swat team gathered outside this crofton apartment complex. >> police found an ors nel of weapons -- an arsenal of weapons. >> we take all threats seriously. if you're going to make a threat we will take action. . >> police say prescott made threatening phone calls to his boss. the bat man threat sets off police. >> police came here to prescott's apartment. he answered the door in a disturbing t-shirt. >> the individual was wearing a t-shir
comfortable over the next couple of days. 76 in washington. 74 this morning up in baltimore. 70 in win chester. 75 in ocean city. looking at our satellite-radar, here we go. here come the showers and thunderstorms. there they go. you can see them rolling through. a nice job of showing you. now, east of delaware and new jersey but we are getting a break out to the west. additional showers and storms are redeveloping and an area of low pressure will bring in the threat of aadditional rain showers and potentially some thunderstorms later today. here is your forecast. lots of clouds around today. might be a peak of sunshine but generally cloudy. # 7 so cooler than yesterday. 85 in baltimore. 87 in warrenton. -- 87 so cooler than yesterday. >> if we could only spread the rain you out to the some areas that really need it. >> no kidding. >> time to talk to lauren demarco about the situation on the roads. >> good morning. a couple of things going on right now. 301 southbound between old indian head road and frank tippett road, some debris from a fallen tree blocks the right lane. this is north of bra
at the totals here. baltimore maryland, 3.25 inches of rain. ocean city over four inches of rain. annapolis maryland over half. gaithersburg, maryland, montgomery county, .78 inch of rain. what we're left after these showers and waves of rain mainly light rain moving through today. we're left with this. montgomery county south of gaithersburg, fairfax towards charles county moving east into prince george's county. more ragged showers down to the south and west of us. a stronger line that's just now getting into west virginia. but not as fierce as it was yesterday. starting to break up. still some pockets of embedded thunderstorms and that means a chance to get some isolated heavy rain. starting about 8:00 and running up to midnight to 1:00 a.m. in the morning. 77 degrees. cool. showery and northeast wind too. 16 miles per hour. almost need a jacket out there this evening. by midnight, 11:00 p.m. drop to 75, 74 degrees. tomorrow morning right in town we'll be starting out in the low 70s. still some wet weather around and in fact a little cool on the north side of this front. so getting up to
city. luckily, everybody on word was rescued, but some did suffer minor juries. >>> a suspicious death is under investigation in south baltimore tonight. police found an adult male with trauma to his body. the man died add shock trauma, and homicide detectives say it's still not clear if he was shot, so thai waiting for an autopsy report. a body has been disovered floating in the poet mack river. a won'ter called police after seeing the body. the man was wearing blue athletic workout pant. they found no apparent sign of trauma. they're hoping an autopsy will help determine who that man is and how he died. mitt romney is overseas in israel tonight. danielle knotting hamm reports that romney is hoping to bolster his foreign sol say cells. >> reporter: mitt romney arrived in gee us are legal late saturday night. hoping to court support for really and jewish voters. mark shal is one of 1,000 americans in israel and plans to vote for romney. romney hopes that support from voters in israel will help win voters in swing states like florida. >> the republican party has understood the power tha
, mike. a water main break continues to cause big problems in downtown baltimore. light street is shut down between baltimore street and lombard street. there is a detour in place, but you will want to expect heavy congestion in the area. many roads closed in the city for this weekend's artscape. for a complete list, go to abc2news.com, all the information there that you will need to know. if you are traveling the jfx, no delays getting into the city. here's a live look at the beltway in parkville on harford road. outer loop moving slowly up to the boulevard. megan, over to you. >> lauren, thanks. >>> thousands of people went without power overnight and into this morning after the storms hit us last night. cars tried to drive into flooded streets in downtown baltimore. the hilton at camden yards has serious cleaning up to do today after flood waters went through the ceiling and water managed to get into the emergency room of johns hopkins as well. >>> today we may learn the identity of a pilot killed in a plane crash outside of ocean city. police say the small banner plane was having
baltimore. baltimore third line, 3.25 inches of rain. it poured there yesterday. especially around the key bridge. ocean city too with over four inches of rain. take a look at your beach forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. but it has been pretty soggy out there ocean city. here's a look at storm 4 radar. light showers right now. around annapolis, maryland, fairfax, shifting to the east. leesburg a little wet. i-66 wet weather too. then you'll notice the little areas that are a little darker here around winchester, scattered, moderate rain as well as around petersburg. up around morgantown and some pockets there, clusters of thunderstorms. lightning but i'm still not expecting any severe thunderstorms for our area and that means we're not going to be looking at any high winds rushing through this area, just some moderate and heavy rain in spots that could lead to more flooding. northeast wind for us, way cool for us too. 76 degrees, are ronald reagan washington national airport right now forecast for tonight, wake up forecast 75 degrees by 11:00 p.m. heaviest rain for us between 8:
to fredricksburg. >>> one of the many clothing manufacturers in baltimore getting a visit from ben carden. he'll talk about the need to keep more jobs here in the u.s. >>> spend the day at ocean city today to help the dolphins. this is done every single year to see how well dolphins are reproducing and get a feel of the overall health of the ocean. you can count the dolphins along the beach. this is happening at 40th street. >>> the holy month of ramadan begins today. it is the holiest period of the islamic year. muslims may not eat or drink during daylight hours. >>> a lot to talk about as far as the weather goes. mike has going to update us on that, but, first, traffic because lauren cook is here to get you out the door safely this morning. >>reporter: unfortunately the weather is going to really have an impact on your commute this morning. we've got a downed tree in anne arundel county, that's going to be right in pasadena on magadispl ee bridge road. a lot of standing water on the jfx. if you are traveling on 83 this morning, do be extra careful. we, of course, are dealing with art sca
out in the city, watch for the water main break between east baltimore. fortunately, the rains will clear up. there's a live lookout side. this traffic report brought to you by bge smart energy saver program. don't forget to pick up led bulbs for your home. bge smart energy.com. >> sharon, thank you. this morning we have a school closure to pass along due to a power outage. mother nature leaves behind a mess after mother nature hits our area. >> reporter: good morning jessica and everyone. these trees still down here in canton. recently killing power for some and causing streets and low lying areas to flood. this is the street as water cascades into the streets. many cars nearby and the downed trees and closed roads. our leak led water buckling the ceiling at the hilton downtown. all of the storm water run off is effecting the water quality of the bay. >> mike, thank you. the army private charged in the biggest league of private information in the u.s. history wants to defend himself. the trial inning continues at fort meade. he wants to argue in part that the leaks didn't do m
. this is wbal-tv 11 is today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood is in baltimore today to make a big announcement about funding to improve transit service in the city and county. senator ben cardin and congressman elijah cummings will join him at 1:30 this afternoon. we will have complete coverage today on 11 news and wbaltv.com. today on 11 news and wbaltv.com. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >> there is a little bit of fog to start the day, but that will burn off. warmer over the weekend. scattered thunderstorms. tomorrow, 93 with afternoon thunderstorm
at theaters around the nation including here in maryland. city and county police are boosting patrols. local theaters are allowing guests to wear costumes and masks to enter. >>> a devastated baltimore family mourns a hero as another marylander dies in afghanistan. military officials are saying 28-year-old army sergeant, daniel rodriguez was killed by a roadside bomb. he was a 10 year veteran on his second deployment to iraq. he is the seventh to dial this year and the fifth in afghanistan. >>> of a bill written to expand gambling statewide should be really next -- ready next week. that's from the governor's office. he wants to allow table games at maryland casinos, but it still needs approval in november. lawmakers have until august 20th to pass the legislation. >>> wet weekend so far. here is a look at today's first warning weather. occasional rain, 76 today. ,,,,,,night, look for 66 and we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >>
used our thank youpoints to just hang out with a few friends in london. [ male announcer ] the citi thankyou visa card. redeem the points you've earned to travel with no restrictions. rewarding you, every step of the way. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. time for a check of the morning commute with sarah caldwell. >> let's get you up-to-date. it kind of busy out there. we have an accident in towson. delays forming on the north side. cromwell bridge, fire department activity. also, and essex, will insure grow, we have an accident artscape closures in effect, and those will be in effect through the weekend. otherwise, looking good on the west side. not tracking delays on the j.f.x. live view of traffic. let's see what is going on in our ford. -- harford. 83's timonium, harrisburg expressway is building as well from timonium rode down to the beltway. john has a look at the forecast. >> there are showers to the west of us. the front that is in the area yesterday is still in big area today. we still have the potential for rain. 82 to 87 the hig
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